Period
to 15 December 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the South West with a requirement for BDD skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited BDD over the 6 months to 15 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
England > South West
6 months to
15 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 95 51 94
Rank change year-on-year -44 +43 +18
Permanent jobs citing BDD 335 564 366
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 3.37% 5.51% 3.39%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.63% 6.04% 3.72%
Number of salaries quoted 297 508 335
South West median annual salary £47,500 £50,000 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.00% +13.64% +10.00%
10th Percentile £28,900 £33,750 £31,070
90th Percentile £77,500 £61,625 £63,250
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year +4.76% - -

BDD is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in the South West with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
South West
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 9,219 9,339 9,840
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 92.66% 91.30% 91.08%
Number of salaries quoted 7,308 7,687 8,188
South West median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £67,500 £64,450 £63,750
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%

BDD
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

Job postings citing BDD as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South West.

Job vacancy trend for BDD in the South West

BDD
Salary Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing BDD in the South West.

Salary trend for BDD in the South West

BDD
Salary Histogram in the South West

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing BDD in the South West over the 6 months to 15 December 2018.

Salary histogram for BDD in the South West

BDD
Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing BDD within the South West region over the 6 months to 15 December 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bristol -7 133 £52,500 - 20
Wiltshire -13 73 £45,000 -10.00% 13
Somerset -5 40 £47,250 -5.50% 10
Dorset -7 31 £40,000 - 11
Gloucestershire -49 28 £42,500 -10.53% 5
Devon -31 16 £38,750 -22.50% 14
Cornwall +20 13 £31,500 -21.74% 10
BDD
England

For the 6 months to 15 December 2018, IT jobs citing BDD also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the South West region with a requirement for BDD.

1 284 (84.78%) TDD
2 262 (78.21%) Agile Software Development
3 155 (46.27%) C#
4 142 (42.39%) Java
5 134 (40.00%) Scrum
6 112 (33.43%) JavaScript
7 104 (31.04%) Test Automation
8 98 (29.25%) Software Engineering
9 91 (27.16%) .NET
10 82 (24.48%) Continuous Integration
11 80 (23.88%) HTML
11 80 (23.88%) AngularJS
12 79 (23.58%) Microsoft Azure
13 74 (22.09%) Finance
14 72 (21.49%) CSS
15 67 (20.00%) Selenium
16 64 (19.10%) Amazon AWS
17 63 (18.81%) SQL
18 60 (17.91%) DevOps
19 59 (17.61%) Kanban
20 58 (17.31%) Git (software)
20 58 (17.31%) SQL Server
21 57 (17.01%) MVC
22 53 (15.82%) QA
23 51 (15.22%) ASP.NET
23 51 (15.22%) ASP.NET MVC
24 47 (14.03%) HTML5
24 47 (14.03%) Node.js
25 46 (13.73%) REST
25 46 (13.73%) SOLID

BDD
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South West by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 21 (6.27%) Elasticsearch
2 14 (4.18%) Tomcat
3 11 (3.28%) SharePoint
3 11 (3.28%) SharePoint 2013
4 10 (2.99%) JBoss
5 7 (2.09%) Apache Spark
5 7 (2.09%) Jetty
5 7 (2.09%) WebLogic
6 6 (1.79%) Apache
7 4 (1.19%) nginx
8 3 (0.90%) Mule
8 3 (0.90%) Mule ESB
9 2 (0.60%) Confluence
Applications
1 2 (0.60%) Chatbot
Cloud Services
1 79 (23.58%) Microsoft Azure
2 64 (19.10%) Amazon AWS
3 24 (7.16%) SaaS
4 19 (5.67%) Cloud Computing
5 15 (4.48%) Amazon EC2
6 12 (3.58%) Amazon S3
7 11 (3.28%) Amazon SQS
8 8 (2.39%) IaaS
8 8 (2.39%) Loggly
8 8 (2.39%) PaaS
9 7 (2.09%) Amazon Kinesis
10 4 (1.19%) Google Cloud Platform
11 1 (0.30%) npm
11 1 (0.30%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 9 (2.69%) HTTP
1 9 (2.69%) Wireless
2 6 (1.79%) SSL
3 5 (1.49%) Internet
4 4 (1.19%) IPv4
4 4 (1.19%) IPv6
4 4 (1.19%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.30%) Broadband
5 1 (0.30%) Hyperconnected
Database & Business Intelligence
1 58 (17.31%) SQL Server
2 39 (11.64%) NoSQL
3 27 (8.06%) MongoDB
4 19 (5.67%) Big Data
5 15 (4.48%) SQL Server 2016
6 14 (4.18%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 13 (3.88%) MySQL
8 12 (3.58%) PostgreSQL
9 9 (2.69%) Hadoop
9 9 (2.69%) Redis
10 8 (2.39%) Apache Cassandra
10 8 (2.39%) CouchDB
10 8 (2.39%) RDBMS
10 8 (2.39%) Relational Database
11 7 (2.09%) Amazon Redshift
11 7 (2.09%) Couchbase
11 7 (2.09%) Riak
12 4 (1.19%) InfluxDB
12 4 (1.19%) Neo4j
13 1 (0.30%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 67 (20.00%) Selenium
2 58 (17.31%) Git (software)
3 38 (11.34%) Cucumber
3 38 (11.34%) JIRA
4 31 (9.25%) WebDriver
5 30 (8.96%) SpecFlow
6 25 (7.46%) Team Foundation Server
7 24 (7.16%) Jenkins
8 21 (6.27%) JUnit
9 15 (4.48%) SoapUI
9 15 (4.48%) Visual Studio
10 13 (3.88%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 13 (3.88%) Protractor
11 12 (3.58%) gulp
12 11 (3.28%) Jasmine
12 11 (3.28%) Karma Test Runner
13 10 (2.99%) Maven
13 10 (2.99%) Mercurial
14 9 (2.69%) Bitbucket
15 8 (2.39%) Codeship
General
1 74 (22.09%) Finance
2 22 (6.57%) Electronics
3 13 (3.88%) Manufacturing
4 12 (3.58%) Marketing
5 11 (3.28%) Telecoms
6 10 (2.99%) Retail
7 8 (2.39%) Law
8 6 (1.79%) Banking
9 5 (1.49%) Games
10 2 (0.60%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 156 (46.57%) Developer
2 67 (20.00%) .NET Developer
3 45 (13.43%) C# Developer
4 42 (12.54%) C# .NET Developer
5 38 (11.34%) Java Developer
6 37 (11.04%) Software Engineer
6 37 (11.04%) Test Engineer
7 32 (9.55%) Tester
8 31 (9.25%) Architect
9 25 (7.46%) Automation Tester
10 19 (5.67%) Lead Developer
10 19 (5.67%) Test Automation Engineer
11 18 (5.37%) Senior Developer
12 15 (4.48%) Azure Developer
12 15 (4.48%) C# Software Engineer
12 15 (4.48%) JavaScript Developer
13 14 (4.18%) Cloud Architect
13 14 (4.18%) Development Manager
13 14 (4.18%) Software Test Engineer
14 13 (3.88%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 91 (27.16%) .NET
2 80 (23.88%) AngularJS
2 80 (23.88%) HTML
3 72 (21.49%) CSS
4 51 (15.22%) ASP.NET
4 51 (15.22%) ASP.NET MVC
5 47 (14.03%) HTML5
5 47 (14.03%) Node.js
6 46 (13.73%) REST
7 40 (11.94%) ASP.NET Web API
8 35 (10.45%) Spring
9 31 (9.25%) CSS3
10 30 (8.96%) Web Services
11 28 (8.36%) .NET Framework
12 24 (7.16%) Entity Framework
13 23 (6.87%) XML
14 22 (6.57%) JSON
14 22 (6.57%) React
14 22 (6.57%) WCF
15 19 (5.67%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 37 (11.04%) Greenfield Project
2 35 (10.45%) User Experience
3 16 (4.78%) Analytical Skills
4 10 (2.99%) Mobile App
5 6 (1.79%) Fintech
5 6 (1.79%) iPad
5 6 (1.79%) Self-Motivation
6 5 (1.49%) Contactless
6 5 (1.49%) EMV
6 5 (1.49%) Enterprise Software
6 5 (1.49%) Smartcard
7 4 (1.19%) Algorithms
7 4 (1.19%) Data Structures
8 3 (0.90%) Analytical Mindset
9 2 (0.60%) Driving Licence
9 2 (0.60%) Embedded Systems
9 2 (0.60%) NHS
10 1 (0.30%) Digital TV
10 1 (0.30%) Robotics
10 1 (0.30%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 28 (8.36%) Android
2 20 (5.97%) Linux
3 10 (2.99%) Apple iOS
4 7 (2.09%) Windows
5 4 (1.19%) FreeBSD
Processes & Methodologies
1 284 (84.78%) TDD
2 262 (78.21%) Agile Software Development
3 134 (40.00%) Scrum
4 104 (31.04%) Test Automation
5 98 (29.25%) Software Engineering
6 82 (24.48%) Continuous Integration
7 60 (17.91%) DevOps
8 59 (17.61%) Kanban
9 57 (17.01%) MVC
10 46 (13.73%) SOLID
11 38 (11.34%) Continuous Delivery
12 37 (11.04%) Software Testing
13 34 (10.15%) Coaching
13 34 (10.15%) SDLC
14 30 (8.96%) Continuous Improvement
15 28 (8.36%) Web Application Development
16 26 (7.76%) Mentoring
16 26 (7.76%) SOA
17 25 (7.46%) Business Intelligence
18 24 (7.16%) Acceptance Criteria
Programming Languages
1 155 (46.27%) C#
2 142 (42.39%) Java
3 112 (33.43%) JavaScript
4 63 (18.81%) SQL
5 35 (10.45%) Python
6 28 (8.36%) C++
7 23 (6.87%) Ruby
8 20 (5.97%) C
9 19 (5.67%) Java 8
10 18 (5.37%) PHP
11 16 (4.78%) Scala
12 13 (3.88%) Groovy
13 10 (2.99%) Kotlin
13 10 (2.99%) TypeScript
14 9 (2.69%) PHP 7
15 6 (1.79%) VB.NET
16 4 (1.19%) Clojure
17 3 (0.90%) Jython
17 3 (0.90%) VBScript
18 1 (0.30%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 39 (11.64%) Security Cleared
2 32 (9.55%) Degree
3 29 (8.66%) SC Cleared
4 21 (6.27%) Microsoft Certification
5 13 (3.88%) ISTQB
6 11 (3.28%) MCPD
7 6 (1.79%) Computer Science Degree
7 6 (1.79%) DV Cleared
8 5 (1.49%) ISEB
9 4 (1.19%) Numerate Degree
10 1 (0.30%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 53 (15.82%) QA
System Software
1 28 (8.36%) Docker
2 3 (0.90%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 4 (1.19%) HP ALM
1 4 (1.19%) Icinga
2 3 (0.90%) CA Service Virtualization
3 2 (0.60%) Kubernetes
4 1 (0.30%) Ansible
4 1 (0.30%) Kibana
4 1 (0.30%) Packer
4 1 (0.30%) Terraform
Vendors
1 45 (13.43%) Microsoft
2 15 (4.48%) Atlassian
3 12 (3.58%) SAP
4 11 (3.28%) Zend
5 8 (2.39%) Oracle
6 6 (1.79%) Facebook
7 5 (1.49%) Civica
8 4 (1.19%) Google
8 4 (1.19%) HP
8 4 (1.19%) Xamarin
9 3 (0.90%) Apple
9 3 (0.90%) CA
10 2 (0.60%) DevExpress